“The YES Clinical Committee is a dynamic group of young eye surgeons,” Dr. Garg says. “Coming on as Chair of this committee has got to be one of the highlights of my career so far. I look forward to building on the momentum our clinical committee has achieved, and I expect great things from the committee in the coming years!”
Dr. Garg is Vice Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology, Medical Director and an Associate Professor in Cataract, Refractive, External Disease and Corneal Surgery at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Garg participates in numerous research projects, many of which he has presented at national and international meetings. He is actively participating in research related to the use of lasers in corneal transplantation, collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and dry eye disease. He has been invited to lecture at meetings and symposia locally, nationally and internationally.
In addition to his research activities, Dr. Garg has authored numerous book chapters including chapters on LASIK, ophthalmic imaging and corneal transplantation. Dr. Garg is also a co-medical director for SightLife. He has been recognized in Best Doctors and Super Doctors “Rising Stars” yearly since 2013.
He is actively involved in resident and fellow teaching. In 2014, Dr. Garg published a textbook entitled, “Ophthalmic Microsurgery: Principles, Techniques, and Applications,√ a manual designed for the education of ophthalmology trainees. Dr. Garg is a highly-skilled clinician, surgeon and teacher, and has particular expertise in cataract surgery and complication management, corneal, conjunctival and refractive surgery.